Teen Action Academy is a group of high school students that works as a team to create positive opportunities for Elk Grove teens. Academy members organize community service projects and create events for teens. Dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success and plan for the future.
Meetings & Events
Academy members meet every other week to discuss current youth trends and plan positive events that better their community. Past events and activities include an open mic night, a teen film festival, and resume workshops.
Academy Eligibility Requirements
Must be an Elk Grove resident in the 9th-12th grades for the current academic year.
Must commit to a 1-year term (September to June).
Must submit a completed Academy application form and supplemental questionnaire.
TEEN LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE
Opportunities for Middle School Students
The Teen Leadership Committee (TLC) is a leadership group that gives middle school students the opportunity to develop leadership skills, how to work in a team setting, brainstorm imaginative ideas and solutions, and maintain a positive attitude while leading or assisting in a project. Past projects have included creating and collecting Valentine’s Day cards for children in hospitals and volunteering at Cosumnes CSD’s special events.
Meeting and Events
TLC members meet every other week to learn leadership skills, engage and develop through team building, and plan events for youth. Previous Teen Leadership Committees have visited California State University, planned a special event for a Kid Central site, and prepared for an interview and application process for the Teen Action Committee.
TLC Eligibility Requirements
Must be an Elk Grove resident in the 7th-8th grades for the current academic year.
Must commit to a 1-year term (August to May).
Must submit a completed TLC application form and supplemental questionnaire.
Applications will be accepted from June 18 to September 10 and can be submitted via email or dropped off at the registration counter at the Wackford Complex. If you or a teen you know are interested in joining a committee, please contact The Grove Teen Center at 916-405-5622 or email.